stomach flu


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stomach flu

n. Informal
Acute gastroenteritis with vomiting and diarrhea, usually caused by a virus such as norovirus. It is unrelated to influenza, a respiratory infection.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.stomach flu - inflammation of the stomach and intestinesstomach flu - inflammation of the stomach and intestines; can be caused by Salmonella enteritidis
inflammatory disease - a disease characterized by inflammation
cholera infantum - often fatal form of gastroenteritis occurring in children; not true cholera but having similar symptoms
cholera morbus, collywobbles - severe gastroenteritis of unknown etiology; characterized by severe colic and vomiting and diarrhea
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Vomiting and diarrhea are the hallmark signs of an infection, but there are other symptoms, such as nausea, stomach pain and body aches, which is why people sometimes call norovirus the stomach flu, Hall says.
This research on gastroenteritis / stomach flu also helps develop and design in-licensing and out-licensing strategies by identifying prospective partners with the most attractive projects to enhance and expand business potential and scope while simultaneously helping to modify the therapeutic portfolio by identifying discontinued projects and understanding the factors that drove them from pipeline.
Another trip to the doctor resulted in a 10-day stomach flu diagnosis.
While the district has had four snow days, Berlin Memorial School was also closed for one day to fight a stomach flu running through the building.
This week, he came down with a stomach flu and a couple of days ago stopped taking the insulin.
DOHMH are evaluating the patient for other causes of illness, as these symptoms can also be consistent with salmonella, malaria, or the stomach flu, it added.
His challenges were compounded by extreme weather conditions, difficult comparables and the stomach flu.
Bale, who had been suffering from stomach flu, began on the bench, while Ronaldo returned after four games out with a hamstring injury.
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The country's cricket board says the two players showed symptoms of stomach flu during the rain-affected, second one-day international at Pallekele International Stadium on Sunday.